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Freddie Mercury died 25 years ago today. Here is a look at his most popular, and enigmatic, song. Continue reading
To explain the lyrics to “Stairway to Heaven,” Greg Olear looks to his Rider-Waite deck.
Twenty years ago, “Hey Jealousy” climbed to #4 on the Billboard charts. A few months later, the man who wrote the song killed himself.
When you finish reading this analysis by Greg Olear, the hidden meaning of “The Reflex” will no longer leave you answered with a ?
Greg Olear examines the lyrics of some popular holiday favorites.
In this recurring feature, Greg Olear offers an analysis of the sublime seventh track on Illinoise.
In which Greg Olear reveals the hidden meanings of three of his favorite songs: “American Pie,” “Bohemian Rhapsody,” and “Norwegian Wood”